A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, June 3-9, 2016.
Roofest Greyhound Spring Fling
SAT Greyhound Pets of America Greater Northwest fundraiser auctions, raffles, vendors with dog related items, adoptable retired racing greyhounds, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Frontier Park, 21800 Meridian Ave. E., Graham; free (206-588-9459 or gnwgreyhounds.org).
Seattle Pet Expo
SAT-SUN Vendors, entertainment, costume contest, pet care information, pet adoption by rescue groups, author readings, book signing, agility demonstrations, pets welcome, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; free (seattlepetexpo.com).
Baby Orca Birthday Bash
SUN Orca Salmon Alliance celebrates birth of eight baby orcas this year with speakers, games, storytelling, kids’ activities, 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Alki Bathhouse, 2701 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (orcamonth.com/events.php).
Vashon Sheepdog Classic
JUNE 9-12 Working dog herding competitions; novice and nursery day June 9, pay what you can; Vashon Sheepdog Classic, food and beverages vendors, fiber arts and other crafts, dawn to dusk June 10-12; proceeds benefit nonprofit organizations to enrich education and health for Vashon youth; Misty Isle Farms, Old Mill Road and Southwest 220th Street, Vashon; $10, ages 10 and younger free (vashonsheepdogclassic.com).
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SAT Swedes celebrate National Day with display of Swedish and other cars 30 years old and older, Volvo, Saab, American and foreign pre-1986 cars, noon-4 p.m. Saturday; Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-283-1090 or swedishclubnw.org).
National Doughnut Day, Top Pot
FRI Collecting nonperishable food and cash donations to Northwest Harvest, raffle, at all Top Pot stores until 5 p.m. Friday (toppotdoughnuts.com).
FRI Kent Downtown Partnership dinner auction, 5 p.m. Friday, ShoWare Center, 625 West James St., Kent; $75 (253-813-6976 or facebook.com/events/1540014222995573).
Froggy Fun Run
SAT Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center 1K family event and activities, proceeds benefit children with communication disabilities, 10 a.m. Saturday, Montlake Community Center, 1618 E. Calhoun St., Seattle; $10-$15 (206-323-5770 or sqd.io/8b4459).
Woodinville CROP Hunger Walk
SAT Walk three-mile route, proceeds benefit local nonprofit organizations and programs by Church World Service that provide hunger relief around the world, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, YMCA Carol Edwards Center, 17401 133rd Ave. N.E., Woodinville; free, contributions suggested (crophungerwalk.org/woodinvillewa).
Race for the Cure
SUN Komen Puget Sound Race for the Cure to celebrate survivors, remember those lost to the disease, and raise funds to support the fight against breast cancer, costumes and banners encouraged; registration opens, 6 a.m. Sunday; Survivor Parade, 8 a.m.; Kids’ Race, 8:15 a.m.; Women Only 5K Run, 8:30 a.m.; Coed 5K Run, 8:45 a.m.; One Mile Walk, 9 a.m.; Coed 5K Walk, 9:15 a.m.; Paws for the Cure Walk with dogs, 9:30 a.m. Sunday; Seattle Center, Seattle; $25-$85, suggested fundraising goal $300 (pugetsound.info-komen.org/site/TR/RacefortheCure/SEA_PugetSoundAffiliate?fr_id=6279&pg=entry).
Big Backyard 5K
SUN Run/walk to benefit King County Parks, dog and stroller friendly, 9 a.m. Sunday, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; $35 (bby5k.com).
Furry 5K Fun Run and Walk
PLAN AHEAD Fun run and walk to benefit pet care at Seattle Animal Shelter, dogs welcome, pet expo vendors, 10 a.m. June 12, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; $25-$30, fundraising suggested (furry5k.com).
Flying Wheels Summer Century
SAT Cascade Bicycle Club ride, 104, 63, 45 or 23 mile routes, finish line beer garden and food; starting line 6:30-9 a.m., finish line festival 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; $60-$80 (cascade.org).
Lake to Lake Bike Ride
PLAN AHEAD Noncompetitive ride for adults and youth ages 8 and older, 9-mile or 22-mile Lake Loop through Bellevue’s park system; benefits City of Bellevue youth camp scholarship fund, 9 a.m. June 11, Lake Hills Community Park, Bellevue; $15-$20 (425-452-6885 or bellevuewa.gov/lake-to-lake-bike-ride.htm).
Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival
PLAN AHEAD Bike demos, vendors, trail riding, bike skills clinics, guide rides, jump show, kids’ events, food vendors, beer garden; proceeds support Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance to build and maintain trails; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 11, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 12, Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park, Issaquah; free admission, $10-$20/all-day pass for bike demos, clinics, guided rides, ages 14 and younger free (evergreenmtbfestival.com).
Woodinville Wine Ride
PLAN AHEAD Cascade Bicycle Club 30 mile ride on flat trails, finish line festival food, wine, music, 9 a.m. June 12, Woodinville Commons, Woodinville; $45-$65 (cascade.org).
FRI Dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., dance to live Scandinavian music, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $15, kids free (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).
Sno-King International Folk Dance Club
SAT Folk dancing, dance lesson, 7 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $7 (206-524-7360 or sno-king.org).
Bite of Greece Seattle
FRI-SUN Greek food, music, dancing, pastries, Taverna, 4-10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption, 1804 13th Ave., Seattle (206-323-8557 or biteofgreeceseattle.com).
Edmonds Waterfront Festival
FRI-SUN Entertainment, food vendors, 5k fun run (Saturday), classic yacht display, hydroplane display, Kids’ Arcade rides and games, arts and crafts vendors, 3-10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Port of Edmonds Marina, 336 Admiral Way, Edmonds; $3 admission benefits Rotary community projects and charities; ages 12 and younger free (edmondswaterfrontfestival.org).
Beacon Hill Festival
SAT Entertainment, food vendors, carnival games, bounce toys, vendors, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Jefferson Community Center and Park, 3801 Beacon Ave. S., Seattle (206-684-7481 or parkways.seattle.gov/2016/05/26/24th-annual-beacon-hill-festival-coming-up-june-4/?utm_source=wysija&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ExploreMore#sthash.Esw7w1uI.s27yTVsm.dpbs).
Seattle Fire Festival
SAT Antique fire engines and police cars, kids’ activities, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Bell Street Park, Fifth Avenue and Bell Street, Seattle (lastresortfd.org/upcoming-events.htm).
Kent International Festival
SAT International entertainment on three stages, cultural displays and vendors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; food court, $5/plate, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; World Dance party on the plaza, 5-6:30 p.m., indoor festival finale, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, ShoWare Center, 625 West James St., Kent; free (kentinternationalfestival.com).
Farmers Day Parade and world-record shortcake
SAT Parade, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Front Street 10th Street east to Third Street, Lynden; celebrate Lynden’s 125th birthday with a 1,250-foot-long shortcake topped with locally grown strawberries and whipped cream, then eaten, noon Saturday, downtown Lynden (360-354-5995 or lynden.org).
Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival
SAT-SUN Music, martial arts, performances, food vendors, visual arts to celebrate Filipino independence and culture, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or festalpagdiriwang.com).
SAT-SUN Displays and activities for children of all ages to learn about building sustainable communities, industry opportunities and public safety, interact with real heavy construction equipment, fire engines, ambulances, and police cars, and other outdoor activities, games and toys, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $8-$10 (seattle.dozerday.org).
Duvall Days Festival
SAT-SUN Grand Parade, 9 a.m. Saturday; activities for all ages, Main Street closed to traffic for vendors, music, art demonstrations, food, car show, kids play zones (zip line, bouncy houses, obstacle course), contests, games, petting zoo, youth performances, frog races, beer garden, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 5K run, 10K run, 8 a.m. Sunday; pancake breakfast, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Duvall (DuvallDays.org).
SUN Construction trucks, emergency vehicles, vintage trucks with professionals to explain the work each performs, for children of all ages, activities, food vendors, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; horns free hour for children with special needs and/or sensitive ears, 9-10 a.m. Sunday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; free, donations to Junior League of Seattle accepted (jrleagueseattle.org/?nd=touch_a_truck).
Maple Valley Days
PLAN AHEAD Carnival, entertainment, craft and food vendors, 3-8 p.m. June 10; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. June 11; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 12; parade, 10 a.m. June 11; Street Rats Car Show, noon-3 p.m. June 11; Maple Valley Arts Festival, noon-6 p.m. June 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 12; Bear Run and Walk, 9-11 a.m. June 12, Lake Wilderness Park, 23601 224th Ave. S.E., Maple Valley (maplevalleydays.com).
PLAN AHEAD Visual art exhibits, traditional circus and performance arts, music, carnival games for all ages, noon-10 p.m. June 11, Georgetown historic business district, Seattle (georgetownmerchants.org).
Festival Sundiata Black Arts Fest
PLAN AHEAD Music, food, displays, vendors illuminate African-American heritage, noon-9 p.m. June 11, noon-6 p.m. June 12, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or festivalsundiata.org).
National Donut Day
FRI Free mini donuts, Mighty-O Donuts, 2110 N. 55th St.; 1555 N.W. Market Street; and 1400 12th Avenue, Seattle; free, nonperishable food bank donations requested (206-313-2964 or mightyo.com).
Issaquah Wine Walk
FRI Music, art happenings, local wine samples in Front Street shops and restaurants, proceeds benefit community events, bring your own glass, 6 p.m. Friday, Hailstone Feed store (historic Shell Station), 232 Front St., Issaquah; $25-$30 (downtownissaquah.com/wine-walk).
SAT Pancakes, eggs, ham, all ages welcome; proceeds support services at Northshore Senior Center; 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $5 (425-487-2441 or northshoreseniorcenter.org).
Washington State AVA Wine Tasting: Series 10
MON Experience Washington State winegrowing region Red Mountain AVA west of the Tri-Cities, known primarily for cabernet sauvignon, merlot and syrah, 4:30 p.m. Monday, World Trade Center, 2200 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $15-$25 (206-441-5144 or wtcseattle.com/ava-series-10).
Tastes of Port Townsend
JUNE 9 Tastes of local food, beer, wine, cider and desserts, proceeds benefit historic downtown, 5 p.m. June 9, Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water St., Port Townsend; $35-$50 (ptmainstreet.org/tastes-of-port-townsend-2).
Red Chile Pork Tamale Making Class
PLAN AHEAD Learn how to make tamales, 10 a.m. June 11, El Centro de la Raza, 2524 16th Ave. S., Seattle; $75 (206-957-4649 or elcentrodelaraza.org/events/event/tamale-making-classes).
FRI-SAT Hardy Fern Foundation hosts fern and rare plant sale by specialty vendors, noon-6:30 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle (hardyferns.org).
Gardening 101: Great Gardening Basics
SAT For new gardeners, basic information for a good start, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; free (425-485-5942).
Growing & Using Herbs
SAT Tips and tricks to grow herbs, how to dry or prepare them for many uses, use in recipes, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville; free (425-334-2002 or sunnysidenursery.net/classes).
Open Days Program Garden Tour, South Sound
SAT Explore seven private and public gardens in Auburn, Federal Way, Graham, Orting, and Puyallup, open for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy and the Chase Garden, with plant sales, ponds, mountain views, farm animals, woodland gardens, edibles of all kinds, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Ed Hume’s Educational Garden, 11504 58th Ave. E., Puyallup; $7/per garden, ages 12 and younger free (888-842-2442 or gardenconservancy.org/events/all-events/south-sound-area-wa-open-day-2).
Bainbridge in Bloom
SAT-SUN Tour of five gardens with music, by car or bicycle, to benefit Arts & Humanities Bainbridge, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Bainbridge Island; $15-$35 (206-842-7901 or ahbainbridge.org/bainbridgeinbloom).
Auburn Garden Club Plant Sale
SUN Plant and garden art sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, East Main St. Market, East Main and M Street, Auburn (206-612-0021).
Walk with the Gardener
JUNE 9 Chihuly Garden and Glass gardening team shares landscaping design and philosophy, walk through plantings, home gardening tips, 8 a.m. June 9, Chihuly Garden and Glass, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; $22 (206-905-2139 or chihulygardenandglass.com/events/walk-with-the-gardener).
Sorticulture Garden Arts Festival
PLAN AHEAD Garden art, display gardens, landscape designers, specialty nursery vendors, kids’ activities, wine garden, food fair, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. June 10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 12, Legion Park, Everett (enjoyeverett.org).
Yoga Under Glass
SAT Yoga for all skill levels, 60 minute session drawing inspiration from the creative environment, 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Chihuly Garden and Glass, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; $22, preregister (206-905-2139 or chihulygardenandglass.com/events/wake-up-with-yoga).
Finding and Using Historic Newspapers
SAT Professional genealogist Claudia Breland on how to uncover birth announcements, wedding notices, obituaries and other stories found in historic newspapers for family history research, 2 p.m. Saturday, Black Diamond Library, 24301 Roberts Drive, Black Diamond; free (360-886-1105 or kcls.org).
WSSCA Summer Sports Card and Memorabilia Show
SAT-SUN Washington State Sports Collectors Association (WSSCA) 44th annual convention and sports memorabilia show, 40 tables of vintage and modern sports cards and collectibles, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Meridian Park Elementary School, 17077 Meridian Ave. N., Shoreline; $3, ages 12 and younger free (206-914-1614 or wsscaseattle.com).
Brass Screw Confederacy Steampunk Festival
PLAN AHEAD Steampunk events, June 10-12 in various Port Townsend locations; event prices vary (360-301-5884 or brass-screw.org).
Olde Town Mine Hike
SAT Two hour hike to learn about local coal industry history, on gravel and paved trails, 10 a.m. Saturday, Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E., Issaquah; $10, preregistration required (425-392-3500 or eventbrite.com/e/olde-town-mine-history-hike-tickets-22072613782).
If Cars Could Talk — Pacific Northwest Race Tracks, 1960s-1970s
TUE Martin Rudow, author of the History of Northwest Sports Car Racing series, highlights Washington’s historic racetracks and local racing stories from the 1960s-’70s, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, LeMay — America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; $8-$16 (253-779-8490 or americascarmuseum.org).
With My Own Eyes: The Core Exhibit of the Holocaust Center for Humanity
ONGOING Stories, artifacts, and testimony of local Holocaust survivors in a conversation about the Holocaust and its lessons for our time, challenging visitors to think about societal issues including prejudice, injustice, and bigotry, and how we can help improve the world through words and actions; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays through August 21, Holocaust Center for Humanity, 2045 Second Ave., Seattle; free (206-582-3000 or HolocaustCenterSeattle.org).
Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds
ONGOING Exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the franchise with 100 artifacts, set pieces and props from the television series, spinoffs and films, many on public display for the first time, to showcase the impact of Star Trek on culture, society, arts, technology and fashion, with transporter simulator and other interactive photo and video opportunities, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, on display through Feb. 27, 2017; 2017 EMP Museum, 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $21-$30 (206-770-2700 or empmuseum.org).
The Art of the Brick
ONGOING More than 100 pieces of art created by LEGO bricks, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday through June 10; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily June 11-Sept. 5; Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; exhibit $7-$9 in addition to $11.75-$19.75 admission (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter.org).
Museum of Flight
ONGOING Above and Beyond: The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition aircraft, flying, spacecraft simulations displays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Sept. 10; Centennial Celebration: Welcome to the Sixties, the Seattle World’s Fair, astronauts, tasting menu, lectures, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 11, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $13-$23 (206-764-5700 or museumofflight.org).
Seattle Flying Dragons
SAT Dragon Boat paddling on Lake Union, on-land introduction followed by one hour outing on the lake, all equipment provided, no experience or reservations required, 8 a.m. Saturday, Seattle Flying Dragons, 950 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-715-7066 or seattleflyingdragons.org).
Lake Sammamish Race
PLAN AHEAD Boat race, open to anyone with a human-powered vessel, kayaks, canoes, SUPs, rowing shells, pedal boats and surf skis, race lengths 3, 6 and 13 miles, 10 a.m. June 11, Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah; $10-$20 (425-641-3941 or soundrowers.org/wp).
FRI Learn about local bats, take a bat hike with a Ranger at dusk to watch for bats leaving their roosting sites, bring a flashlight or headlamp, for ages 5+, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; $4-$5, preregistration required, course # 106576 (425-452-4195 or MyParksAndRecreation.com).
FRI-TUE Seattle Aquarium naturalists share knowledge exploring marine plants and animals at low tide, for all ages; drop-in 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Carkeek Park, Golden Gardens, South Alki and Lincoln Park, Seattle; Richmond Beach, Shoreline; Seahurst Park, Burien; Saltwater State Park, Des Moines; free (seattleaquarium.org/beach-naturalist).
National Trails Day, Seattle Parks
SAT Seattle Parks and Recreation encourages all to enjoy Seattle park trails, partnering with mobile app Totago; guided hike, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle; self-guided hikes of trails in Discovery Park and trails in Seward Park, Ravenna Park, Lincoln Park, Seattle (parkways.seattle.gov/2016/05/25/celebrate-national-trails-day-on-june-4/#sthash.JSYdMXQi.dpbs).
Beach Naturalists, Redondo Beach
SAT Seattle Aquarium naturalists share knowledge exploring marine plants and animals at low tide, for all ages; drop-in 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Redondo Beach, 28203 Redondo Beach Drive S., Des Moines; free (seattleaquarium.org/beach-naturalist).
State Parks Free Day
SAT Free admission, no Discover Pass required, at all Washington State Parks for National Trails Day Saturday and National Get Outdoors Day, June 11 (parks.wa.gov).
Canoe Families Celebration
SAT Canoe rides, native singers, dancers, storytellers, arts and crafts vendors, children’s activities, free hot dogs and s’mores, salmon and fry bread lunch available ($10), to celebrate members of the Chehalis, Nisqually, Puyallup, Squaxin Island and River Road canoe families; food sales support Tribal Canoe Journey July 30-Aug. 6; noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Deep Lake, 12245 Tilley Road S.W., Olympia; free; no Discover Pass required (parks.state.wa.us/folkarts).
Low Tide Beach Safari
SAT-SUN Explore sea life at low tide, for ages 5 and older, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday; 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Sunday, Me-Kwa-Mooks Park, 4503 Beach Drive S.W., Seattle; free, preregister (206-386-4237).
SAT-SUN Explore sea life at low tide, for ages 6 and older, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday; 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Sunday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; free, preregister (206-386-4237).
Discovery Park Beach Shuttle
SAT-SUN Shuttle picks up and drops off riders at Visitor Center parking lot, north parking lot bus stop, beach parking lot, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; free (seattle.gov/parks/environment/discovery.htm).
SAT-SUN Seattle Aquarium naturalists share knowledge exploring marine plants and animals at low tide, for all ages; drop-in 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Olympic Sculpture Park pocket beach, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle; Dash Point State Park, 5700 S.W. Dash Point Road, Federal Way; Des Moines Beach Park, 22030 Cliff Avenue S., Des Moines; free (seattleaquarium.org/beach-naturalist).
First Flight: A Mother Hummingbird’s Story
JUNE 9 Movie and program about hummingbirds, 7 p.m. June 9, Northwest Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th St. S.E., Everett; $3, by reservation (425-316-8592 or streamkeeper.org).
Beatles Rooftop Day
SAT Beatles tribute band Creme Tangerine performance celebrates the anniversary of the Beatles’ legendary last performance, view from the street or, for the first 100 fans with $10 donation to Northwest Harvest, from the rooftop, noon Saturday, Hard Rock Cafe rooftop, 116 Pike St., Seattle (hardrock.com/cafes/seattle/event-calendar.aspx?category=-1&date=6/4/2016&display=event&eventid=371406).
Seattle Jazz Vespers
SUN Casual, all-ages concert with Leah Natale Quintet, 6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave., Seattle; free, donations for musicians collected (seattlefirstbaptist.org/seattle-jazz-vespers.html).
Color Dash Trail Run/5K
PLAN AHEAD Community event for all ages to raise money for GambiaHELP; fun run 1 or 2 mile and 5K option while dusted with colored powder, 11 a.m. June 11, Cowen Park, Seattle; $40 (raceit.com/Register/groups/default.aspx?newgroup=true&event=37267).
The Bear Run 5k Run/Walk
PLAN AHEAD Maple Valley Days event 5k run/walk on moderately hilly route around Lake Wilderness; proceeds benefit Tahoma High School distance running programs, 9 a.m. June 12, Lake Wilderness Park, Maple Valley; $25-$30, ages 12 and younger free (maplevalleybearrun.com).
Any Day Hats trunk show
FRI-SAT Seattle-based artisan hatmakers including Izzie Lewis, Annie DeVuono, Carol Campbell, Jean Hicks, Laura Clampitt, Michale Crooks, and Heather Daveno; Gala Preview, 4-8 p.m. Friday; show continues 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Beppa Studio, 7704 Sixth Ave. N.W., Seattle (millineryartisans-exhibits.com/trunkshowatbeppa).
Bothell Farmers Market
FRI Opening day of the season, local produce, cut flowers, baked goods, crafts, noon-6 p.m. Fridays, Country Village, 23718 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell (countryvillagebothell.com).
Peddlers Village Art & Garden Faire
SAT Arts, crafts and garden goods by 50 vendors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (peddlersvillagefaire.com/).
Artists’ Garage Sale
SAT Studio seconds sale by 100 artist, watercolors, oils, pastels, acrylics, glass, sculpture, ceramics, photography, garden art, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett (425-259-5050 or schack.org/events/artists-garage-sale/).
Heavy equipment, trucks and vehicles auction
SAT Heavy equipment, contractors equipment, trucks and cars at auction; 9 a.m. Saturday, preview 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, James G. Murphy Inc., 18226 68th Ave. N.E., Kenmore (425-486-1246 or murphyauction.com).
Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market
SAT Opening day of the season, produce and craft vendors, music, food trucks, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 22307 Dock Ave. S., Des Moines (dmfm.org/DMFM/Home.html).
Marysville Farmers Market
SAT Opening day of the season, produce, food and crafts, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, 1035 State Ave., Marysville (marysvillefarmersmarket.org).
Friends of Covington Library Book Sale
SAT-SUN Used books, CDs at bargain prices, proceeds benefit the library, 10 a.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday, Covington Library, 27100 164th Ave. S.E., Covington (253-630-8761 or kcls.org).
Oddmall: Emporium of the Weird
SAT-SUN Crafts, authors, entertainment, fashion show, kids’ area, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Holiday Inn Everett, 3105 Pine St., Everett (oddmall.co).
Mercer Island Farmers Market opening day
SUN Wide variety of local fruits, vegetables, meat and fish; arts and crafts for home and garden; music, Children’s Table, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Mercerdale Park, 77th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 32nd Street, Mercer Island (mifarmersmarket.org).
Auburn International Farmers Market
SUN Opening day of the season, local produce, crafts, guest chef demos, food, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, Auburn Sound Transit Plaza, 23 A St. S.W., Auburn (auburnwa.gov/things_to_do/community.htm).
Renton Farmers Market at the Piazza
TUE Opening day of the season, local produce, fresh flowers, plants, eggs, meat, fish, crafts, food, 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Renton Downtown Piazza, South Third Street and Burnett Avenue South, Renton (rentonfarmersmarket.com/index.php).
Evening Market at Pike Place Market
WED Shop after work for fresh produce and support local farmers, fruits and veggies, flowers and specialty farm products from more than a dozen farmers set up on Pike Place, 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle (206-682-6979 or pikeplacemarket.org/eveningmarket).
Lake City Neighborhood Farmers Market
JUNE 9 Opening day of the season, local produce, food vendors, 3-7 p.m. Thursdays starting June 9, Northeast 125th Street and 28th Avenue Northeast, Seattle (seattlefarmersmarkets.org).
North Bend Farmers Market
JUNE 9 Opening day of the season, local produce, flowers, baked goods, craft vendors, entertainment, 4-8 p.m. Thursdays starting June 9, Si View Park, 400 S.E. Orchard Dr., North Bend (siviewpark.org/farmers-market.phtml).
Pike Place Market Farmers Markets
ONGOING Pike Place Market hosts city farmers markets, Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays; South Lake Union, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, 410 Terry Ave. N.; First Hill, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays, Ninth Avenue and University Street, Seattle (pikeplacemarket.org/farmers-market).
Mapping Historic Ballard Finale Party
SAT Celebrate the work and findings of the Mapping Historic Ballard: Shingletown to Tomorrow project; exhibition gallery and refreshments, 6 p.m.; presentation on survey findings and mapping, 7 p.m., Shingletown to Tomorrow dance, 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunset Hill Community Association, 3003 NW 66th St., Seattle; free, preregister (ballardhistory.org/news-and-events).
PhinneyWood Pride Rainbow Hop
SAT Family Pride event, Drag Queen Story Time, 10:30 a.m., Greenwood Library; events in the neighborhood, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., free Not-Its Concert, 1 p.m. Saturday, Naked City Brewery and Taphouse, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle; free (phinneycenter.org/pride/).
SAT-SUN Outdoor, heated saltwater pool, giant tube slide; Saturday-Sunday and June 11-12, 18-19, daily June 25-Sept. 5, Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; fees vary (206-684-7494 or seattle.gov/parks).
ONGOING Two outdoor pools, big pool with corkscrew slide and warmer, shallow Little Pool; hours vary, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; fees vary (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks).
Seattle Public Library Seattle World’s Fair collection
JUNE 9 Tour the library’s special collection of Century 21 Exhibition information, including the George Gulacsik Space Needle Photograph Collection, 10:30-11:30 a.m. June 9, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free, reservations required (206-386-4636 or spl.org/library-collection/special-collections).
First Hill Walking Tour
PLAN AHEAD Historic Seattle tour includes St. James Cathedral, Dearborn House, Stimson-Green Mansion, First Baptist Church, Sorrento Hotel Fireside Lounge, 1:30 p.m. June 14, Frye Art Museum, Seattle; $25-$35 (206-622-6952, ext. 221 or historicseattle.org).
Rhody Deadhead Party
SAT Work party to prune 900 rhodie plants, no experience required, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Lakewold Gardens, 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive, Lakewood; preregister (253-584-4106 or lakewoldgardens.org).
Seven Hills Walk
SAT Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association hosts slow-paced 6.5 mile walk to discuss Seattle history and visit Scandinavian landmarks on Queen Anne Hill, Denny Hill, Capitol Hill, Second Hill, First Hill, Yestery Hill and Beacon Hill, with lunch stop, return to starting location by Metro bus, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Kerry Park, 211 W. Highland Dr., Seattle (206-782-5374).
Edmonds 5 Parks Walk
SAT Sound Steppers Volkssport Club host 10K (6.2 miles) walk through five parks, or 5K walk on golf course loop trail, start anytime 9 a.m.-noon, finish by 3 p.m. Saturday, Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood; free (soundsteppers.org/special-events/).
Lake Union Half Marathon Walk for Adults 50+
PLAN AHEAD Walk 10K or half marathon (13.1 miles) around Lake Union with Sound Steps for adults age 50+, refreshments, music, prizes, finisher’s medal, 7:30 a.m. June 11, Gas Works Park, Seattle; $18 (206-684-4664 or seattlesoundsteps.wordpress.com/sound-steps-special-events).